Tag: Literature

Re-Introducing Adèle : A Bilingual Conversation with Leïla Slimani

On Saturday, February 23, the French Cultural Center and the Consulate General of France in Boston were honored to welcome bestselling author Leïla Slimani for…

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Celebrating diversity in children’s books

January 25th is National Multicultural Children's Book Day! Celebrate by checking out one of these diverse books in French from our library.

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Find your next favorite with Presque Pareils

Looking for something new? Check out our new recommendation lists pairing popular English-language books, movies, and shows with French-language titles in our collection that are presque pareils. If you liked one, we bet you’ll like the other!

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What is la rentrée littéraire?

You may have noticed the term “la rentrée” popping up in your French circles lately. By itself, this refers to the return to post-summer routines…

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BiblioTech: Browse and reserve books online

It’s that time of year again: August is here, and the library is closed through Labor Day. What to do when you can’t browse the…

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Playing and learning with French children's magazines

Do you remember the childhood excitement of receiving a glossy, new magazine? How about the enjoyment of leisurely flipping through the pictures, reading the articles,…

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Ring in the New Year with Lire Magazine's Best of 2017!

With 2018 swiftly approaching, francophone book lovers just might be wondering: what were the best books of 2017? In response, Lire magazine has published a…

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Revue de presse : la littérature française vue par le New York Times

La France est à l'honneur au Salon du livre de Francfort, et le New York Times en parle ! Parmi leurs coups de cœur, vous…

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Introducing Book Bundles/Bouquets de livres!

Do you ever want to dive headfirst into a topic, but aren’t quite sure with which books to start? If you’ve visited the children’s room…

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L'auteur du mois : Hervé Tullet

Avec Hervé Tullet (1958- ), lire, c’est un jeu. L’auteur, qui vient de Normandie, crée des albums colorés et innovants pour les petits depuis 1994.…

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